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Soup Froide A La Tomato

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  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 , peeled and chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), peeled and crushed
  Ripe tomatoes 2 Pound, quartered (1 Kilogram)
  Bay leaf 1
  Sprig thyme 1
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste

1. Heat the oil in a heavy pan, add the onions and garlic and fry gently for 5 minutes until soft.
2. Add the tomatoes, bay leaf, thyme, sugar and salt and pepper to taste. Cook over moderate heat, uncovered, for 25 minutes.
3. Discard the bay leaf and thyme, then work the soup through the medium blade of a moulilegumes (vegetable mill). Alternatively, puree in an electric blender, then work through a fine sieve.
4. Leave until cool, then chill in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours. Taste and adjust seasoning.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
200 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
230 Minutes

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